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ATF Head Names FBI, DEA In Gun-Trafficking Probe

July 6, 2011
Facing increasing pressure to resign, the interim head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) instead added more fuel to a gun-trafficking probe by implicating the FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday.

Guns That ATF Let Walk Into Mexico Linked to Phoenix Crimes

July 1, 2011
Weapons linked to a questionable government strategy are turning up in crimes in Phoenix-area neighborhoods, according to a report by local TV news channel ABC15.

ATF Director Expected to Resign, Obama's Nominee from Chicago

June 21, 2011
Andrew Traver, who runs ATF's Chicago office may be offered the ATF's top job Tuesday at a meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder.

ATF Superiors Told Agents Not to Seize Guns In Cartel Gun Operation

June 16, 2011
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agents told the House Oversight and Government Reform committee they were expressly told by supervisors not to "intervene and interdict" the loads of guns.

Explosive Devices: Steps To Survival

May 10, 2011

The role of society's sheepdog is to be in harm's way. When faced with a suspicious package or possible car bomb, police must take control of the situation, form a protective barrier for the civilian population, and secure the area until it is made safe.

Convictions Deal 'Serious Blow' To Latin Kings

April 7, 2011
Augustin Zambrano, 51, was identified as the "corona" of the Almighty Latin King Nation gang based in Chicago during the six-week trial. Zambrano was convicted on racketeering conspiracy (RICO) and other charges including narcotics trafficking and related violence.

Napolitano Unaware of ICE Agent's Link to Letting Guns 'Walk'

March 10, 2011
Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano told U.S. senators conducting Judiciary Committee hearings that she was not aware of her agency's controversial involvement in an ATF operation that let guns reach Mexican drug cartels.

Weapon Used In ICE Agent's Slaying Traced to Texas Man

March 1, 2011
A Romarm-Cugir Draco 7.62x39mm that was legally sold by a firearms dealer in the Dallas-Fort Worth area was transported to the Los Zetas cartel operators who used it to attack special agent Jaime Zapata and Victor Avila Jr.

N.J. Woman Lied To Purchase Gun Used In Trooper's Death

February 4, 2011
Emily Gross pleaded guilty to writing the Pennsylvania address of Autenrieth, instead of her own Westfield, N.J., address on a federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms form required to purchase the Taurus 9mm handgun Autenrieth used to kill Miller.

Massachusetts Detective Shot Tracking ATF Suspect

November 3, 2010
Det. Oliveira had located Matthew Krister, 21, and returned fire when Krister fired on the officer, striking him in the chest. Krister was pronounced dead, following the 6:40 p.m. Tuesday shooting.

Case Dismissed Against ATF Agent Tried for Murder In Virgin Islands

October 28, 2010
"It was so obvious on its face that they so flagrantly failed to meet their burden that a kindergarten student holding a gavel would have drawn the same conclusion," said Jon Adler, president of Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA).

Trial Opens for ATF Agent Accused of Murder in Virgin Islands

October 27, 2010
The prosecution is presenting a case that Clark used unreasonable force, while the defense says the officer acted in self-defense.

Federal Agents Rally in Support of Colleague Charged with Murder in Virgin Islands

October 25, 2010
More than 100 people, including federal agents from numerous agencies, participated in the October rally.

Supporters Rally for ATF Agent Facing Murder Charge in Virgin Islands

October 12, 2010
Members of FLEOA and other law enforcement officers are gathering to object to a second-degree murder charge against Special Agent Will Clark of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

Turf Battle Between ATF and ICE Undermines Cartel Gun Project

September 21, 2010
Project Gunrunner is encountering "significant weaknesses" that "undermine its effectiveness," according to an inspector general's report obtained by MSNBC.

ATF Gives Agents Choice of .40-Caliber Glocks

September 8, 2010
Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives can choose between the Gen4 G22 or G27.

Outlaw Biker Killed During Gun Battle With Federal Agents In Maine

June 17, 2010
Thomas "Tomkat" Mayne, 58, was shot and killed in the return fire from federal ATF agents who had served a warrant at his home.

Native Gangster Disciples Leader Sentenced In ATF Gun Case

April 6, 2010
The leader of the Minnesota-based Native Gangster Disciples has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison for a felony weapons charge as part of the the ongoing investigation by U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives of the street gang.

No Angel: Jay Dobyns

March 30, 2010

ATF Special Agent Jay Dobyns spent two years undercover investigating the Hells Angels, America's most well-known outlaw biker gang. Dobyns speaks to POLICE Magazine about the Hells Angels and Operation Black Biscuit, gives a key suggestion to officers considering undercover work and explains his current legal issues with the ATF. "No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey To the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels" is now available in paperback.

Agent Who Infiltrated Hells Angels Wins Key Ruling in Complaint Against ATF

February 11, 2010
Jay Dobyns, an ATF agent in Arizona for 22 years, contends in U.S. Court of Claims papers that his bosses failed to uphold an agreement to protect him after he received death threats from the Hells Angels.
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